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Game of Life and Parking Mania available to all, Shoot 1UP returns to Windows Phone 8

Game of Life and Parking Mania available to all, Shoot 1UP returns to Windows Phone 8

Paul Acevedo 39

Since summer of last year, Electronic Arts and Chillingo have been pumping out Nokia-exclusive Xbox Windows Phone games. Players not fortunate enough to own Nokia phones sometimes feel left out and/or upset because they can’t access those games from their phones. But we are talking about timed exclusivity here. Six months after release, Mirror’s Edge became available to all Windows...

Check out what real city builder simulation is like with My Country for Windows Phone

Check out what real city builder simulation is like with My Country for Windows Phone

Rich Edmonds 40

Tired of old-school construction games that lack real action? You're not alone. This very quote kicks off the description for Game Insight's latest release for Windows Phone, My Country. The game is essentially a challenging city builder with more content than one would expect. Players are tasked with developing industries, transportation infrastructure, hiring employees, eliminating...

Lots of Angry Birds updates on Windows Phone and Windows 8 bring new levels and fixes

Lots of Angry Birds updates on Windows Phone and Windows 8 bring new levels and fixes

Paul Acevedo 31

Today’s a big day for Windows 8 games, what with Temple: Run Brave finally releasing (not to mention Dr. Pickaxe’s indie pinball action). On top of that, it also happens to be a great day for Angry Birds on Windows 8 AND Windows Phone. Why? First of all, I heard some pigs got knocked over and crushed by blocks. You know how Angry Birds love that. More to the point: on Windows Phone 8,...

Pinball League: Dr. Pickaxe, universal game for Windows 8
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Pinball League: Dr. Pickaxe, universal game for Windows 8

Paul Acevedo 10

Windows Phone doesn’t exactly overflow with pinball titles; we’ve got the cheap-but-buggy Da Vinci Pinball on the Xbox side, and a few indie games of varying quality. Two of those, Pinball League: The Juggler and Pinball League: The World of Dr. Pickaxe come from a Greek developer called Tainicom. The mobile version of Pinball FX2 sadly remains vaporware. We recently checked in with Zen...

Sally's Salon, Spectral Souls, and Encyclopedia Britannica are the Windows Phone Red Stripe Deals of the Week

Sally's Salon, Spectral Souls, and Encyclopedia Britannica are the Windows Phone Red Stripe Deals of the Week

Paul Acevedo 46

Earlier this week we reported that N.O.V.A. 3 would come to Xbox Windows Phone 8 on Wednesday, but that information sadly turned out to be incorrect. Check out our Monster Burner story for more details, and let’s not shoot the messenger! So what are gamers who’ve been left waiting for a rigorous and downright manly 3D sci-fi shooter supposed to play this week? Well, besides the obvious...